This summer, HipHopDX partnered with Crooks & Castles, Karmaloop.com and hit-making production team the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League for "J.U.S.T.I.C.E. 4 Crooks" contest. One lucky winner will win a track created by the outfit responsible for hits with the likes of Rick Ross, Drake and Jay Rock.
After hundreds of applicants were received, the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League determined the following five finalists:
"Done Seen It All" by Sean Perry
"Everyday" by B-EZ
"Maybe I" by M.I.
"Dreamers" by Camden
"CrookLife" by Tre Seven
One vote per IP address. Voting ends at the end of August 11, 2011. Read contest rules and details.
UPDATE: Get to know the nominees:
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Influences: Notorious B.I.G, 2Pac, Jay-Z
Location: Austin, Texas
Influences: Kanye West, Eminem, Common
Location: High Point, North Carolina
Influences: Outkast, Busta Rhymes, Scarface
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Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Influences: Jadakiss, Ludacris, Jay-Z
UPDATE #5: M.I. is the winner.
Runners-up (in order) are as follows:
Stay tuned to HipHopDX for more information.